3 Michael Letzter
3 Michael Letzter
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Johnsburg, Ill.
High School: Johnsburg
Position: C
Bats/Throws: R/R

Coach Farley on Letzter: "Mike does a great job behind the plate handling our pitchers. He has a solid arm, and he was much improved as a hitter this past fall. Our pitchers like throwing to him because he gives a good, low target. Mike and Nick Hladek emerged as our top two catchers during the fall season, and both will see plenty of action as we get underway." 2008: Played in 36 games as a freshman, including 27 starts...ranked in a third-place tie on the team with three steals...finished tied for seventh on the squad with 12 RBI...boasted a .339 on base percentage...had a six-game hitting streak from March 10-29...totaled four multi-hit games...went 3-for-5 with an RBI against Milwaukee (March 29)...homered and drove in three runs at Valparaiso (April 26)...High School: Earned all-area honors in 2006 and all-area honorable mention honors in 2005...named to the all-conference team in both 2005 and 2006...team MVP as a sophomore and junior...team captain in 2007...Northwest Herald Player of the Week...three-year varsity starter...also played football...named offensive player of the year in 2006...member of the honor roll...Kiwanis Award winner...head coaches: Ed Sennett and Dann Giesey. Personal: Born Jan. 5, 1989...son of Scott and Lori Letzter...business major.